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Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Ancient Rabbit Skull

Fossilized ancient rabbit skull on display in Beijing


In Beijing a skull of an ancient rabbit is on display at the Paleozoological Museum of China. It is estimated to be around 54 million years old.

The Skull is so small it has to be looked at through a magnifying glass.

The Dawsonlagus antiquus rabbit was found in 2007 and is believed to be the oldest remain of the species.


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